Investigation into fire at Irish Water facility

Monday 25 August 2014 17.36
Nobody was in the building at the time of the blaze
Nobody was in the building at the time of the blaze

A fire at an Irish Water facility is being investigated by gardaí.

The blaze was at a premises housing water meters in Union Place in Sligo town.

Sligo Fire Brigade said the blaze was retained to a single-storey unit after the alert was raised at 6.05am.

Nobody was in the building at the time.

Gardaí carried out a forensic examination and said that while investigations into the cause of the fire were continuing, they believed the circumstances are suspicious.

The building is occupied by GMC/Sierra, which has been appointed by Irish Water to install meters in the northwest.

Keywords: fire, irish water